Joe Fraser (gymnast)

Joe Fraser (born 6 December 1998)[1] is an English artistic gymnast. He has won a gold on the parallel bars at the World Championships in 2019, the first for Britain on the apparatus. As a member of the British Senior team since 2017, he has also won Team silver in the European Artistic Gymnastic Championships.

Joe Fraser
Country represented Great Britain
Born (1998-12-06) 6 December 1998 (age 21)
Birmingham, England
ResidenceBirmingham, England
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior Elite
ClubCity of Birmingham GC
Head coach(es)Lee Woolls
Last updated on: 13 October 2019.

CareerEdit

Fraser won the All-Around title at the 2017 British Championships. He also won a gold medal on the high bar, silver medal on rings and bronze medal on parallel bars.[2]

At the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, Fraser won a silver as part of the team.[3]

In March 2019, Fraser won a silver medal on the high bar and bronze medal on parallel bars at the British Championships. At the 2019 European Championships, Fraser narrowly missed out on a bronze medal by 0.033 marks in the all-around final.[4]

In October 2019, Fraser won gold at the Gymnastics World Championships for his performance on the parallel bars with a score 15.000. He was the youngest competitor on the apparatus and his win was Great Britain's first gold medal on the apparatus.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joe Fraser". British Gymnastics.
  2. ^ "Joe Fraser and Ellie Downie take 2017 British all-around titles". British Gymnastics. 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ "High bar falls cost British gymnasts as Russia takes European team gold". ESPN. 11 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Joe Fraser 4th and James Hall 7th in European all-around final". British Gymnastics. 12 April 2019.
  5. ^ "World Gymnastics Championships: Joe Fraser wins Britain's first parallel bars gold". BBC Sport. 13 October 2019.